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Rubisco OxyGenase


AUGUST 18-20, 2022



The symposium celebrates and highlights the centrality of Bill Ogren’s discovery of rubisco oxygenase activity, which launched new fields of inquiry and helped achieve new levels of understanding that literally encompass the globe. Join us as we hear from  speakers representing leadership in research on environmental dynamics from the microbial to the global that Ogren’s discovery has fundamentally impacted.

Registration is now closed, thank you for your interest.

If you are unable to attend in person, you may join via Zoom here:

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Partial support for this event is provided by the Olga G. Nalbandov Lecture Funds at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign





Why Attend?

Hear our esteemed speakers

Join experts in the fields of plant biology and physiology, molecular biology, evolutionary biology, computational biology and more.

Further the conversation

Network with colleagues, make new connections, and see the current landscape or research related to and inspired by the discovery of Rubisco oxygenase at our poster session and reception.

Celebrate a milestone

The discovery of Rubisco oxygenase has had a profound foundational impact in science and continues through our present research and beyond.